Period
to 22 October 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Leeds with a requirement for LAN skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited LAN over the 6 months to 22 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Local Area Network (LAN)
6 months to
22 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 116 97 100
Rank change year-on-year -19 +3 +20
Contract jobs citing LAN 24 38 49
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 1.00% 1.74% 1.80%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 9.45% 13.97% 13.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 23 23
Leeds median daily rate £325 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.14% -6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £163 £264 £190
90th Percentile £441 £485 £438
West Yorkshire median daily rate £300 £331 £360
% change year-on-year -9.43% -7.99% +10.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 2
Leeds median hourly rate £19.75 - £19.25
10th Percentile £14.63 - £13.98
90th Percentile £25.08 - £23.93
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £29.00 £14.20 £19.25
% change year-on-year +104.23% -26.23% +54.00%

LAN is in the Communications and Computer Networking category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Leeds with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Leeds
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 254 272 373
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 10.61% 12.44% 13.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 147 155 218
Leeds median daily rate £450 £430 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.65% +4.24% +10.00%
10th Percentile £304 £269 £250
90th Percentile £630 £550 £563
West Yorkshire median daily rate £425 £413 £400
% change year-on-year +3.03% +3.13% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 7 14
Leeds median hourly rate £25.00 £25.00 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +85.19% -32.50%
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £16.51 £14.20 £13.50
% change year-on-year +16.23% +5.19% -15.63%

LAN
Job Vacancy Trend in Leeds

Job postings citing LAN as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Leeds.

Job vacancy trend for LAN in Leeds

LAN
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing LAN in Leeds.

Contractor daily rate trend for LAN in Leeds

LAN
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Leeds

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing LAN in Leeds over the 6 months to 22 October 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for LAN in Leeds

LAN
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Leeds

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing LAN in Leeds.

Contractor hourly rate trend for LAN in Leeds

LAN
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Leeds

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing LAN in Leeds over the 6 months to 22 October 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for LAN in Leeds

For the 6 months to 22 October 2018, IT contractor jobs citing LAN also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Leeds region with a requirement for LAN.

1 17 (70.83%) WAN
2 12 (50.00%) Cisco
3 9 (37.50%) ITIL
4 8 (33.33%) CCNP
4 8 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
5 7 (29.17%) DNS
5 7 (29.17%) Firewall
5 7 (29.17%) CheckPoint
5 7 (29.17%) Cisco ASA
5 7 (29.17%) High Availability
6 6 (25.00%) F5
6 6 (25.00%) Load Balancing
6 6 (25.00%) Fortinet
6 6 (25.00%) Windows
7 5 (20.83%) MPLS
7 5 (20.83%) OSPF
7 5 (20.83%) BGP
7 5 (20.83%) Degree
7 5 (20.83%) Network Design
7 5 (20.83%) Finance
7 5 (20.83%) Computer Science
7 5 (20.83%) Mentoring
7 5 (20.83%) Translating Business Requirements
7 5 (20.83%) Computer Science Degree
7 5 (20.83%) Collaborative Working
8 4 (16.67%) Windows Server
8 4 (16.67%) Cisco Wireless
8 4 (16.67%) Retail
8 4 (16.67%) Intranet
8 4 (16.67%) Internet

LAN
Co-occurring IT Skills in Leeds by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 2 (8.33%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 2 (8.33%) MS Exchange
1 2 (8.33%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (8.33%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.17%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (4.17%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 17 (70.83%) WAN
2 7 (29.17%) Cisco ASA
2 7 (29.17%) DNS
2 7 (29.17%) Firewall
3 5 (20.83%) BGP
3 5 (20.83%) MPLS
3 5 (20.83%) OSPF
4 4 (16.67%) Cisco Wireless
4 4 (16.67%) Internet
4 4 (16.67%) Intranet
4 4 (16.67%) VoIP
4 4 (16.67%) Wireless
4 4 (16.67%) WLAN
5 2 (8.33%) DHCP
5 2 (8.33%) TCP/IP
5 2 (8.33%) VPN
6 1 (4.17%) 2G
6 1 (4.17%) 3G
6 1 (4.17%) Cisco IOS
6 1 (4.17%) Network Security
General
1 5 (20.83%) Finance
2 4 (16.67%) Retail
3 2 (8.33%) Back Office
3 2 (8.33%) Telecoms
4 1 (4.17%) Law
Job Titles
1 12 (50.00%) Network Engineer
2 7 (29.17%) Analyst
3 5 (20.83%) Senior Network Engineer
4 3 (12.50%) Cisco Engineer
4 3 (12.50%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 3 (12.50%) Senior Cisco Engineer
4 3 (12.50%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
4 3 (12.50%) Service Analyst
4 3 (12.50%) Support Analyst
5 2 (8.33%) 2nd Line Support
5 2 (8.33%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support
5 2 (8.33%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support Analyst
5 2 (8.33%) 3rd Line Support
5 2 (8.33%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
5 2 (8.33%) Cisco Design Engineer
5 2 (8.33%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 2 (8.33%) Infrastructure Support
5 2 (8.33%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
5 2 (8.33%) Senior Cisco Architect
5 2 (8.33%) Senior Network Architect
Miscellaneous
1 5 (20.83%) Computer Science
2 2 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (8.33%) Blackberry
2 2 (8.33%) Clustering
2 2 (8.33%) PDA
Operating Systems
1 6 (25.00%) Windows
2 4 (16.67%) Windows Server
3 2 (8.33%) Linux
3 2 (8.33%) Windows 10
3 2 (8.33%) Windows 7
3 2 (8.33%) Windows 8
4 1 (4.17%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (4.17%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (37.50%) ITIL
2 7 (29.17%) High Availability
3 6 (25.00%) Load Balancing
4 5 (20.83%) Collaborative Working
4 5 (20.83%) Mentoring
4 5 (20.83%) Network Design
4 5 (20.83%) Translating Business Requirements
5 4 (16.67%) Service Delivery
6 3 (12.50%) Change Management
6 3 (12.50%) E-Commerce
6 3 (12.50%) Service Design
6 3 (12.50%) Service Management
7 2 (8.33%) Capacity Planning
7 2 (8.33%) Network Load Balancing
7 2 (8.33%) Problem-Solving
7 2 (8.33%) Server Patching
7 2 (8.33%) Server Virtualisation
8 1 (4.17%) Disaster Recovery
8 1 (4.17%) Incident Management
8 1 (4.17%) ISMS
Qualifications
1 8 (33.33%) CCNP
1 8 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (20.83%) Computer Science Degree
2 5 (20.83%) Degree
3 4 (16.67%) CCIE
3 4 (16.67%) CCNA
4 3 (12.50%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 2 (8.33%) CCA
5 2 (8.33%) CCDP
5 2 (8.33%) Citrix Certification
5 2 (8.33%) MCITP
5 2 (8.33%) MCSE
5 2 (8.33%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (4.17%) MCP
6 1 (4.17%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.17%) PCI DSS
1 1 (4.17%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 1 (4.17%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (12.50%) Active Directory
2 2 (8.33%) Hyper-V
2 2 (8.33%) VMware ESXi
2 2 (8.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (8.33%) XenApp
2 2 (8.33%) XenDesktop
2 2 (8.33%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 4 (16.67%) Cisco Prime
2 3 (12.50%) SCCM
3 2 (8.33%) HP SIM
3 2 (8.33%) Microsoft Clustering
3 2 (8.33%) SCOM
3 2 (8.33%) WSUS
Vendors
1 12 (50.00%) Cisco
2 7 (29.17%) CheckPoint
3 6 (25.00%) F5
3 6 (25.00%) Fortinet
4 3 (12.50%) Dell
4 3 (12.50%) Microsoft
4 3 (12.50%) VMware
5 2 (8.33%) Citrix
5 2 (8.33%) HP
5 2 (8.33%) Juniper
5 2 (8.33%) McAfee
5 2 (8.33%) Palo Alto
5 2 (8.33%) Red Hat
5 2 (8.33%) Remedy
5 2 (8.33%) ServiceNow
5 2 (8.33%) SolarWinds
6 1 (4.17%) EMC
6 1 (4.17%) Huawei
6 1 (4.17%) Sony
6 1 (4.17%) Splunk